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MENLO PARK

Time to elect a new Council

The candidates for the Council election in Nov have now been listed and their ballot statements can be read at: http://www.menlopark.org/830/Candidates-for-City-Council Look...

Original post made by we need a new council on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 23 minutes ago | 1 comment | 19 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 25 minutes ago | 4 comments | 107 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, 29 minutes ago | 33 comments | 1503 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School safety gets boost with upgraded crosswalks, path

The safety of students getting to and from Woodside Elementary School has taken a big step forward. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, 53 minutes ago | 3 comments | 342 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 119 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed Trap

On Wednesday August 20th while driving from my home in Atherton to my office in San Francisco, I was pulled over by a motor...

Original post made by Tom Newon on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, 3 hours ago | 32 comments | 896 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Kate, 4 hours ago | 22 comments | 2092 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Rick Moen, 10 hours ago | 21 comments | 4940 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bigger isn't always better: Menlo Park's zoning wars

The polarization in Menlo Park is not between pro-development and anti-development contingents, but between those who support...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, 15 hours ago | 51 comments | 902 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District's HeartSafe Program revisited

In my role as a "watchdog" on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors, I receive monthly copies of the Cash Disbursement...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by pogo, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 75 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative ballot arguments released

The arguments that have been filling the air at city meetings for months are now officially on the Nov. 4 ballot. Those for...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 18 hours ago | 81 comments | 2243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Compensation of Healthcare District Directors

***************Compensation of Healthcare District Directors************* _____A recent action increasing compensation of...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 319 Views

SPORTS

Oaks open football season Saturday with a home game

==BI Menlo report == Wade Hawkins took over quarterbacking duties in the third week of last season. The fifth-year senior...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 115 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clerk sentenced in fake back-injury case

A hidden video was the undoing of a San Mateo County medical-records file clerk who had been drawing workers compensation...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 803 Views

MENLO PARK

Man suspected of burglarizing Sharon Heights home arrested

After a brief chase, deputies with San Mateo County Sheriff's Office captured and arrested a 34-year-old Belmont man Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 829 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three of five candidates want to change healthcare district

Five candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District in the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1076 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 1889 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: New bright green bike lanes on Middlefield near Marsh

Bright green paint and new pavement markings reminding motorists to share the road with cyclists can now be seen on both...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Atherton Student, on Aug 21, 2014 at 6:54 pm | 7 comments | 955 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Email indicates that Zuckerberg offered to help developer

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently recalled he had once offered to help a real estate developer who is suing him for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Larry , on Aug 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 559 Views
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Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,512 views

Just say no
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 996 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 4 comments | 927 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 4 comments | 432 views